Imagine being able to home-brew drugs that could potentially save your life. A breakthrough at UC Berkeley could be paving the way, but the discovery could be a double-edged sword.
Feeling blue? Take a walk in the park. Got a chronic illness? Again, take a walk in the park. Overweight? You guessed it — take a walk in the park.
San Francisco police officers will now have a way to save people from drug overdoses.
Part of the role of a caregiver is making sure that seniors are getting the medications that they need to stay healthy…
The price of prescription drugs has been skyrocketing, but until now most people haven’t noticed because they were only responsible for the copay. Consumers could soon pay the difference, as copays become a thing of the past.
Pharmacies in the Bay Area are rationing the cough syrup that doctors prescribe for upper respiratory infections due to the severe flu season.
San Francisco Board of Supervisors president David Chiu introduced legislation Tuesday that would require pharmaceutical companies distributing their drugs within the city to fully fund and administer a permanent citywide drug take-back program.
Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Residents will be able to drop off unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs at locations throughout the Bay Area on Saturday as part of the sixth annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
The state Senate has approved a bill that would allow nurses to dispense birth control, making it easier for women to get contraceptives at primary care clinics.